Mountain West Men's Basketball Scoreboard - Dec. 22, 2012

Dec. 22, 2012


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Mountain West teams posted a 4-2 record in non-conference action Saturday. No. 18/15 San Diego State and Colorado State advanced with wins in their respective tournaments, while  No. 21/18 UNLV and Air Force also registered victories. No. 16/17 New Mexico fell from the ranks of the unbeaten and Fresno State lost its fourth straight outing.

  • NO. 18/15 SAN DIEGO STATE 80, San Francisco 58
  • NO. 21/18 UNLV 89, Canisius 74
  • South Dakota State 70, NO. 16/17 NEW MEXICO 65
  • AIR FORCE 61, UC Riverside 53
  • COLORADO STATE 70, Portland 53
  • UCLA 91, FRESNO STATE 78

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No. 18/15 San Diego State 80, San Francisco 58
Tapley Lifts No. 18/15 Aztecs Past San Francisco, 80-58
HONOLULU, Hawaii - Chase Tapley made six 3-pointers on his way to a career-high 33 points Saturday to lead No. 18 San Diego State to its 10th straight win, 80-58 over San Francisco in the first round of the Diamond Head Classic. [READ MORE]
No. 21/18 UNLV 89, Canisius 74
No. 21/18 UNLV Upends Canisius, 89-74
LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Anthony Bennett had 21 points and seven rebounds to lead No. 21 UNLV to an 89-74 victory over Canisius on Saturday. [READ MORE]
South Dakota State 70, No. 16/17 New Mexico 65
No. 16/17 New Mexico Drops 70-65 Decision to South Dakota State
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Nate Wolters scored 28 points and handed out seven assists, leading South Dakota State to a 70-65 upset of No. 16/17 New Mexico on Saturday. [READ MORE]
Air Force 61, UC Riverside 53
Falcons Pull Away in Second Half Against UC Riverside
RIVERSIDE, Calif. - Michael Lyons scored 22 points, grabbed six rebounds, dished out three assists and Air Force shot 52 percent from the field in the second half to beat UC Riverside 61-53 on Saturday afternoon. [READ MORE]
Colorado State 70, Portland 53
Colorado State Defeats Portland, 70-53, in Las Vegas Classic
LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Pierce Hornung scored 24 points to lead Colorado State to a 70-53 win over Portland in the Las Vegas Classic on Saturday night. [READ MORE]
UCLA 91, Fresno State 78
Fresno State Falls at UCLA, 91-78
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Shabazz Muhammad scored 20 of his career-high 27 points in the second half and the Bruins defeated Fresno State 91-78 on Saturday night. [READ MORE]

Coming Up in Mountain West Men's Basketball
Game Time TV/Webstream
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 23
NO. 18/15 SAN DIEGO STATE vs. Indiana State (1) Noon HT ESPNU
BOISE STATE vs. New Orleans (2) 1 p.m. PT
COLORADO STATE vs. Virginia Tech (3) 8:30 p.m. PT CBSSN
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 25
No. 18/15 SAN DIEGO STATE at Diamond Head Classic (1) TBD ESPN2/ESPNU/ESPN3
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 27
NO. 16/17 NEW MEXICO at No. 11/11 Cincinnati 9 p.m. ET ESPN2
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 28
Yale at NEVADA 7 p.m. PT Live Stream
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 29
NO. 21/18 UNLV at No. 23/19 North Carolina 2 p.m. ET ESPN2
Adams State at COLORADO STATE 2:30 p.m. MT Live Stream
AIR FORCE vs. No. 8/9 Florida (4) 4:30 p.m. ET FSN
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 30
Sonoma State at FRESNO STATE 1 p.m. PT Live Stream
Corban at BOISE STATE 2 p.m. MT Live Stream
Legend
(1) Diamond Head Classic (Honolulu, Hawaii)
(2) MGM Grand (Las Vegas, Nev.)
(3) Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic (Las Vegas, Nev.)
(4) Orange Bowl Basketball Classic (Sunrise, Fla.)
* - Mountain West game.
CAPS denotes Mountain West team.
Bold denotes home team.
Rankings listed according to Associated Press/USA Today Coaches' Top-25 polls.
All dates and times subject to change.
Live stats available for most games.